Breaking News: Huge Celebration for Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1st

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October 1st is going to be a HUGE day in Epcot! Read Breaking News: Huge Celebration for Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1st to learn all about it!

Breaking News: Huge Celebration for Epcot’s 35th Anniversary on October 1st

Are you planning on being in Disney World in a couple of weeks? If so, you are in for a BIG treat! Our friends from Disney Parks Blog just announced a magical celebration in Epcot as they celebrate their 35th Anniversary! Can you really believe that Epcot has been a part of the Disney magic for 35 years? All of us at Walt Express want to wish one of our favorite Disney Parks, a very HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

From Disney Parks Blog

With the anniversary falling on a weekend – not to mention during the popular Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – there’s sure to be a ton of fun for all!

Breaking News: Huge Celebration for Epcot's 35th Anniversary on October 1stHere are a few highlights of what’s planned for this year’s anniversary celebration.

Commemorative Guide Map – Be sure to pick up a commemorative Epcot Guidemap and Times Guide on your way into the park. They’ll be available at the park’s Main Entrance, at International Gateway and Guest Relations.

Anniversary Celebration – A special celebration will be held at the Fountain View stage at 10:01 a.m. Gather to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Epcot with Mariachi Cobre and Voices of Liberty.

Exclusive Anniversary Merchandise – Guests visiting Epcot on October 1 will have the chance to grab anniversary merchandise as a part of the “I Was There” collection (see Steven Miller’s previous post for a full look), which has been specifically designed for this year’s milestone. Items in the collection will be available only at a “pop-up” shop (which will be open for one day only/while supplies last), located just past the Art of Disney location at Epcot on October 1. Additional Epcot 35th Anniversary logo merchandise (not a part of the “I Was There” line) will be available in select merchandise locations at the park, such as Mouse Gear and on the Shop Disney Parks app.

Special Edition: IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – Conclude your day at the park by attending a special edition of the park’s nighttime fireworks show, “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” which begins at 9 p.m.

This looks to be a truly magical experience! If you are visiting Disney World during this time, be sure to check it out! We are pretty sure you DON’T want to miss this one!

UPDATE! For a sneak peek of some of the merchandise that will be available for this special event, go HERE.Breaking News: Huge Celebration for Epcot's 35th Anniversary on October 1st

As mentioned above, Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival will be going on through November 13, 2017! Click to find out the experiences you DO NOT want to miss!

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Vanda is a Mom of 2 boys who is always thinking about or planning a trip to Disney World! Thanks to them and her work as a travel agent, she has become an expert on planning the perfect Disney trip and making wishes and dreams a beautiful reality. When she's not planning trips for others or visiting Disney herself, she graciously shares her knowledge and experiences here on Walt Express with our readers to help you plan your very own magical Disney vacation!

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